Canso Museum: Whitman House

Months of Operation

June 1 - September 30

Hours Of Operation

9am–5pm daily; O/S by request.


1297 Union Street, Canso, Eastern Shore


Martha Kavanaugh

T: 902-366-2170

O/S: 902-366-2516

F: 902-366-2507



Illustrates the history of Canso Town and eastern Guysborough County, with exhibits from Canso Harbour. Guides will show you a bird’s-eye view of the town from the widow’s walk on the rooftop. Displays include panoramas of Canso by folk artist Mel Schrader, period furniture, photographs and other memorabilia.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Picnic tables
Wheelchair accessible
Internet access

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free; donations welcome.